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Upper Limb Fellowship

Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Grade
Senior Clinical Fellow
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
Full-Time
Job ref
339-MPJMG434
Site
Southmead Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£31,217 - £49,086
Closing
01/11/2018 23:59

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NORTH BRISTOL NHS TRUST

Upper Limb Fellowship

We wish to appoint Senior Fellows for an Upper Limb Fellowship.  We have three 12 month posts starting with 6 months principally of Hand, Wrist and Elbow surgery followed by 6 months of shoulder and elbow surgery.  One post starts in February 2019, one in August 2019 and one in February 2020. The appointments are at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, North Bristol NHS Trust and the University of Bristol Hospital Trust.  The post holder will be required to work flexibly within and between departments/Trusts. 

Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery - The post holder will be involved in a busy Hand & Wrist service within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre at North Bristol NHS Trust and University hospital Bristol.  The post holder will be responsible to Mr Bhatia and Mr Amirfeyz. They will be expected to have some previous experience in Hand, wrist and elbow surgery. They will be expected to participate in the ongoing research and audit programmes of the department.

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery - The post holder will be involved in a busy upper limb service within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre at North Bristol NHS Trust.  The post holder will be responsible to Mr Blewitt, Mr Crowther, Mr Packham and Mr Sarangi. They will be expected to have some previous experience in upper shoulder and elbow surgery. They will be expected to participate in the ongoing research and audit programmes of the department.

The postholder should be at the stage of a senior trainee – post exam – or immediate post CSST.

Orthopaedic services including elective procedures are provided at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre (AOC) at Southmead Hospital.  The AOC provides the main elective orthopaedic service for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire and also hosts inpatient surgery for University Hospitals Bristol and Weston Healthcare Trust. Five theatres run all day six days a week with 28 consultants operating here. The local catchment population is approximately 500,000 but specialist services are also offered more widely across the region. The upper limb service covers all aspects of upper limb care and accepts tertiary referrals from a wide region.  The AOC is a high volume arthroplasty centre undertaking primary and complex revision work.  North Bristol Trust is the regional Major Trauma Centre and the fellowship allows exposure to complex acute upper limb trauma as well as late reconstruction for trauma.

Candidates must have, or be eligible for, GMC registration that allows them to work in posts that are not recognised for training.  If in a training post this post is recognised for off programme training. Successful candidates will undergo training appraisal and assessment.

It is desirable that candidates have experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or an equivalent system.

For further information please contact Mr Packham on Iain.Packham@nbt.nhs.uk

Salary Range: £31,217 - £49,086 per annum.

Closing Date: 01st November 2018

North Bristol NHS Trust will not pay any interview expenses in connection with this post.

Late applications will not be accepted

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Mr Packham on Iain.Packham@nbt.nhs.uk

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